Add PayScale’s Compference 2017 to Your HR Conference Schedule

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We feature the standouts below and invite you to add Compference 2017 to complete your list. You’ll encounter many sessions about wellness, learning and development, benefits and how to get those things right for your organization from a broad generalist perspective.

PayScale Index: Continued Wage Growth, Midwest Rebounds, Finance and Energy Up and More

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PayScale’s Q3 Index was released today! percent since Q2 2017 and 2.8 percent since Q2 2017. percent, well above the national average. percent) are well below the national average of 0.7 For a deeper dive on the data, info on data collection and methodology, how to use the Index info and more, download your copy of PayScale’s U.S. Uncategorized PayScale Index salary data wages dataNominal wages in the U.S.

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Nuances of Nonprofit Compensation: 2017 Compensation Best Practices

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We have gathered compensation best practices from the more than 400 respondents to the PayScale Compensation Best Practices Report who are in the nonprofit industry. Your choice will depend on your organization and how well you can communicate the rationale behind your pay strategy.

Healthcare Happenings: 2017 Compensation Best Practices

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When I began working with the organization, their nurses were paid well above market due to the practice of paying for any certifications, relevant or not. The supply of nurses tends to be less in more rural areas, although the demand may be lower as well.

Secrets From a PayScale Insider: How to Get the Most Out of #Compference17

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During “ Designing an Incentive Plan That Moves the Needle ,” Brooke Birdsong , Director of Total Rewards at Associa, will share different incentive plan designs, as well as how to start building one that’s unique to your organization. Hearing that PayScale’s Crew will streamline your increase cycle is intriguing, but seeing it in practice? This is a rare opportunity to see what’s in development; plus, PayScale product experts will be on hand to answer all your questions.

7 Compensation Resolutions for 2017

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That said, 2016 was a challenging year for me, so to start 2017 off right I thought I’d get back into the practice of resolving to do something differently this year. Without further ado, Compensation Resolutions 2017: seven ways to start the new year right!

Culture and Compensation

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PayScale has produced its 8 th annual in-depth report on compensation best practices: Comp is Culture. If you have anything to do with paying people – so, that’s virtually every manager, everywhere – reading this report will be well worth your time.

Equal Pay Day 2017: Take Your First Step Toward Gender Pay Equity

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They also need to learn how to overcome the opportunity gap, which happens when women are underrepresented in leadership and management level positions (as well as the highest paying job roles and industries). Tune in to PayScale’s Live Equal Pay Day Broadcast.

Compensation Trends: Disruption in Action at the 2017 Total Rewards Show

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The keynote address at this year’s WorldatWork 2017 Total Rewards show was by Peter Sheahan, author of Matter: Move Beyond the Competition, Create More Value, and Become the Obvious Choice.

Surprising Statistics May Shape 2017 Compensation Programs

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The pursuit of the right talent continues to be highly competitive and, according to the latest research from PayScale, that pursuit is shaping compensation programs and strategies. Differences in perspective are apparent in the PayScale survey. by Lisa Higgins, Contributing Editor.

Five Tips to Win the War for Talent in 2017


To stand out from the crowd of employers, here are five tips to implement now: Make it all about the perks (well, almost ). The post Five Tips to Win the War for Talent in 2017 appeared first on TalentCulture.

Class of 2017 Salary Expectations Revealed


When members of the 2017 graduating class begin negotiating salary for their first jobs, they may be in for a surprise. The 2017 Yello Collegiate Study: Undergraduate Expectations * surveyed college students to learn about compensation expectations and found students’ price points are well above industry averages. The 2017 Yello Collegiate Study surveyed more than 1,700 college students and found this group expects high paychecks from their first job.

Take the CBPR Survey and Help Improve Compensation for Everyone 

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Take the 2017 Compensation Best Practices Survey Now! It is so important that you, as a HR and compensation professional, take our 2017 Compensation Best Practices Survey. Will you get your advanced copy of the 2017 CBPR?

Is There a Disconnect On Pay In Your House?

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PayScale has produced its 8 th annual in-depth report on compensation best practices: Comp is Culture. If you have anything to do with paying people – so, that’s virtually every manager, everywhere – reading this report will be well worth your time.

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Women Get Lower Salary Offers When They Won’t Say What They Are Making ( Bloomberg ): “In PayScale's study, nearly half of the more than 15,000 full-time workers surveyed said that, in the process of being hired, they had been asked. Happy belated birthday, America!

Develop Your Pay Equity Action Plan

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But this year’s Equal Pay Day was made “happier” by PayScale’s Don’t Call It a Pay Gap event , which gathered professionals from Seattle in our PayScale headquarters, and was broadcast live on Facebook. At PayScale, we have worked with companies who struggle to pay right.

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Well, I’m sure they’re smart people, but for the most part, they are not involved with the day-to-day business world. Payscale sells compensation data and tools to businesses. That’s why I also think it’s critical to build a local network of people as well.

7 Tips to Increase Pay Transparency in Your Organization

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Transparent pay practices lead to higher satisfaction and lower intent to leave, according to a 2015 PayScale study. 49 percent of orgs said they'd like become transparent about pay in 2017. Pay transparency has increased in prevalence over the past few years, and with good reason.

Variable Pay: Is There a Difference Between a Bonus and an Incentive?

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PayScale’s 2017 Compensation Best Practices Report (CBPR) revealed that nearly three-quarters of organizations give some type of variable pay. This thing worked out well; I liked it.

What New Work Roles Have Been Created Over the Past Few Years?

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Who knows, maybe you’ll find your job among them as well. According to PayScale , the average salary of a user experience designer is about $72,000, which is pretty good. Number of apps available in leading app stores as of March 2017. In 2017, about 2.87

Why You Should Share Total Compensation Statements With Your Employees

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In the last few months I have worked with over a dozen companies rolling out their annual increase cycle in PayScale’s Crew. But beware, total comp statements are typically not well-received when they come with bad news or even mixed signals.

Want a Better Culture? Set Compensation Strategy Accordingly

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At PayScale, we think the way you pay says a lot about you as an organization. In PayScale’s 2017 Compensation Best Practices Report (CBPR), we found that 57 percent of organizations agree that compensation is becoming more important to their executives.

Get Me a Compensation Strategy, STAT!

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PayScale’s 2017 Compensation Best Practices Report (CBPR) found that just 37 percent of all organizations have a comp strategy. Your comp strategy will determine the cut of comp data you use to price your jobs as well as your target percentile.

Pay the Friendly Way: United Airlines Ties Executive Compensation to Customer Satisfaction

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While they have done much to repair the damage, a recent development highlights how this is not only affecting their external customer satisfaction policies but their internal compensation policies as well. You’d have to live under a rock to be unaware of United Airlines’ recent PR challenges.

7 Tips for Moving to a Pay-for-Performance Culture

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In the 2017 Compensation Best Practices Report , PayScale found that 89 percent of organizations reward and/or recognize performance in some way. One of the reasons pay for performance fails is because we don’t trust our managers to truly evaluate performance well.

The 5 Elements of a Good Incentive Plan

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In PayScale’s 2017 Compensation Best Practices Report , over 60 percent of organizations surveyed said they give individual incentives, and nearly a quarter of them reported giving team incentives.

The Ripple Effect of a Pay Strategy Change

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PayScale was there for The Elevate Summit , BambooHR’s first ever user conference, and we know many of you were too. to curb turnover, which ultimately increased production, as well as profits. 2017 Compensation Best Practices Report.

Two Ways to Improve Retention: From Flight Risk Jobs to Business Goals

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PayScale’s 2017 Compensation Best Practices Report found that 56 percent of employers consider retention a major concern. Regardless of the drivers, a June 2017 PayScale Study [i] shows us the jobs where employees have reported the greatest intent to leave within the next six months.

Variable Pay Is on the Rise: What the Data Show

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This is an excerpt from PayScale’s 2017 Compensation Best Practices Report. Frequency of Bonuses or Incentives 2017 vs. 2016. Spot or discretionary bonuses remain popular (46 percent) as well. Bonus Type 2017 vs. 2016.

Readiness Checklist: How Do You Know the Right Level of Pay Transparency for Your Org?

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PayScale data suggest that about half of all organizations are aiming for pay transparency in 2017. PayScale data suggest that about half of all organizations are aiming for pay transparency in 2017.

Employers Should Stop Asking for Salary History, But Not for the Reason You Think

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percent based on PayScale’s most recent gender equity report released in December 2016 – it was hypothesized that revealing salary history would perpetuate lower pay for women over the life of their career. Several U.S.

We’re Training Our Managers Wrong

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Having recently put together PayScale’s 2017 Compensation Best Practices Report , I learned some alarming stats that tell a pretty tough story for our managers. At PayScale, our professional services team provides manager training. “I don’t know why, HR wouldn’t let me.”.

Employee Rewards: From Most Popular to Most Creative

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In PayScale’s 2017 Compensation Best Practices survey, we asked employers what their workers’ favorite benefits and perks are. Wellness allowance of $500 year. Today’s employees have some unique advantages that employees of the past didn’t have. For one thing, the U.S.

5 Key Sessions You Won’t Want to Miss at #Compference17

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Kari Van Hoof, Compensation Professional II at Payscale. Chris Martin, Lead Data Analyst at PayScale. Find out in this enlightening session by Chris Martin, Lead Data Analyst at PayScale. Emily Jensen, VP Customer Success at PayScale.

The Merit Matrix: Useful Tool or Relic of a Budget-Rich Past?

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The increases of 2017 just aren’t the same as the increases of 1980 , when organizations had increase budgets of 10 percent. According to PayScale’s 2017 Compensation Best Practices Report (CBPR), 31 percent of organizations budgeted a 3 percent increase.